Why did some sections of the country feel betrayed by President Zachary Taylor?

He was a Northerner who wanted California to adopt popular sovereignty.

He was a Southerner who supported California’s admission as a free state.

He was a Southerner who wanted California to enter as a slave state.

He was a Northerner who supported a ban on slavery in California.

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  • He was a Southerner who supported California’s admission as a free state.

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